Submit your photos from December 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019.
By submitting photos, all photo contest entries become the property of the Buffalo Zoo. The Buffalo Zoo is granted the right to use these photos for any Zoo-related purpose.
- The contest entry fee is $5.00 per photo due at the time of submission.
- Photos must be taken at the Buffalo Zoo in 2019.
- The deadline for entry is noon on December 31, 2019.
- All submissions will be evaluated by a panel of judges. Awards are based on the image's artistic merit and depiction of the contest category. All awards are at the discretion of the judges, and their decision is final.
- Participants may enter as many photos in each category as they wish.
- Individuals appearing in a photo give their consent to having their (or their minor children's) photo taken, and for the photo to be used for any Zoo-related purpose.
- The Zoo is not responsible for any technical issues related to photo submission.
- Zoo employees or Board members are not eligible to enter.
Submissions will be deemed ineligible for the following reasons:
The Buffalo Zoo shall determine entry eligibility in its sole and absolute discretion.
- Images taken prior to January 1, 2019.
- Photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast, etc.)
- Photos that violate or infringe upon another person's rights, including but not limited to copyright.
- Images that involve putting any individual or animal in danger.